City of Rockford approves referendums Nov. 6
The City of Rockford said "yes" to both referendums on the Nov. 6 ballot.
The Election Office Consolidation Proposition was approved by voters. The question on the ballot was: "Should the City of Rockford Board of Election and the Election Department of the City of Winnebago County Clerk be consolidated?"
With 100 percent of the votes counted, 27,840 were in favor of the proposition and 11,034 were opposed.
Voters were in favor of reinstating Amtrak service: "Shall the State of Illinois pursue reinstating Amtrak Passenger Rail Service to Northwest Illinois from Chicago through Rockford, to East Dubuque?"
With 100 percent of the votes counted, 34,381 were in favor and 6,044 were opposed.